COVID-19 Statistics thru December 21 / Active cases at 72,825 / 796 Hospitalizations (lowest since Nov. 18)/ 826 New cases (1st time below 1,000 since Nov. 5)

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These are the latest COVID-19 statistics for New Mexico:

Total COVID-19 cases-Total COVID-19 cases-130,808 / New cases 826 / Deaths 2,180 / Recoveries 55,803 / Active COVID-19 cases 72,825 / Current hospitalizations 796 / 1.1% of active cases are currently hospitalized / Tested 1,841,584 / 7.1% Positivity rate / Case Fatality Rate 1.67% / 7 Day Rolling Avg. of new cases 1,372 (Goal is 168 or lower)

Bernalillo (293), San Juan (96), Dona Ana (72), Sandoval (51), Santa Fe (43), McKinley (41), Lea (35), Valencia (28), Chaves (27), Eddy (19), Taos (19), Roosevelt (17), San Miguel (15), Cibola (13), Grant (11) Otero (11), Curry (10), and Rio Arriba (10) counties all had more than ten cases.

Socorro and bordering counties: Socorro County 872/40 deaths (459 active cases), Catron 55/3 (37 active cases), Cibola 2022/61 (1,039 active cases), Lincoln 974/10 (469 active cases), Sierra 491/27 (277 active cases), Torrance 434/3 (286 active cases) , Valencia 4502/52 (2,975 active cases.) There have been 386 cases in zip code 87801 (City of Socorro.) The number of active cases is unknown.

Those over 70 years old make up 7.90% of all positive cases in NM while accounting for 60% of all deaths in the state. The case fatality rate for those over 70 is 12.74%.

Those over the age of 50 make up 90% of the deaths from COVID-19 while making up only 31% of all cases. Of those that are under 50 years old only 0.25% have died. Those under 50 with no UMCs make up 1.74% of all deaths in New Mexico.

Three people under the age of 20 that have tested positive for COVID-19 have died. Of positive tests for those under 30 only 0.054% have died. Those under the age of 30 account for 37% of positive cases in the state and 1.19% of all deaths from COVID-19 in New Mexico. Those under 30 with no UMCs present account for 0.18% of all deaths in the state.

New Mexico has the 18th highest deaths per 100,000 (104) among U.S. states and territories. The U.S. 12th in the world in deaths per 1 million.

AgeDeathsTested Positive% Tested positive that have died
0-907,0690%
10-19315,5610.019%
20-292325,5030.090%
30-397922,7910.35%
40-4911819,8790.59%
50-5923517,0891.38%
60-6940612,1363.35%
70-795446,1628.83%
80-895333,12017.08%
90+2391,04822.81%

78% (1,697) of those that have died also had underlying medical conditions.